Category Archives: Mental Health News

Community Action Initiative – 2017 MHSU Survey

Community Action Initiative is inviting all community organizations in BC that provide some form of mental health and / or substance use services to participate in our new 2017 Community Mental Health and Substance Use Sector Survey. We need your … Continue reading

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2016 Community MHSU Sector Survey

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PHAC – Positive Mental Health Surveillance Indicator Framework

The Positive Mental Health Surveillance Indicator Framework (PMHSIF) provides information on positive mental health outcomes and its associated risk and protective factors. Positive mental health is a state of well-being that allows us to feel, think, and act in ways … Continue reading

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Provincial Community of Practice on Motivational Interviewing Launch- Save the date!

Friday October 2, 2015 9:00am – 3:30pm Locations: Surrey and Prince George (Some travel subsidies will be available. Webinar participation is also encouraged for those unable to travel to the in-person locations) Cost: Free Click here to register The Community … Continue reading

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Wernicke–Korsakoff Syndrome Fact Sheet

Wernicke–Korsakoff syndrome (WKS), also called wet brain, is a very dangerous and under-diagnosed condition most commonly seen in in people who chronically misuse alcohol.     Korsakoff’s psychosis, and alcoholic encephalopathy is the combined presence of Wernicke’s encephalopathy and Korsakoff’s … Continue reading

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Mark your Calendars: Next Mental Health, Substance Use and HIV/HCV Community of Practice

When: Friday, June 26 at 10-11 am PST. If you are interested in joining the meeting, please register here: https://stacyl.clickmeeting.com/CoP_June_26/register If this is your first time joining the CoP, please send me an email and I can give you a quick … Continue reading

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